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, the bookstore, go out of business. largely because of competition with amazon. >> reporter: based in seattle, amazon was started in the mid-'90s to sell books online. and for years made no profit. but it soon became clear that founder jeff bezos and his notoriously secretive company had bigger plans. they started expanding in the late 1990s into videos, music, games, electronics, kitchenware, clothing, shoes, jewelry, business services, information storage. amazon turned the corner to profitability in 2002, and today, amazon is a $100 billion global company. and though bezos declined our request for an interview, he recently told "fortune" magazine's andy serwer -- >> our goal is to be the most customer obsessed company. is there someone doing some element better than we? if so, how do we improve? >> online shopping is still only 10% of total retail. >> reporter: meaning amazon in all likelihood is just getting started. ben stein told me recently he has never seen a company dominate a market quite the way amazon is right now. this is a huge, huge story this holiday season. the big question,
of appointed time. >> we're on stand by today. >> reporter: could keep them away from seattle city hall on this glorious days. after a lifetime of waiting to wed legally. the smiles and the tears came easily. >> i now pronounce you married. >> reporter: we asked bride karen swanson about the import of this day. >> it was important for me to get married today. 18 years later. >> reporter: these couples, five at a time were ushered in and out to say their wedding vows. also basking in the glow of this historic day, seattle mayor, mike mcginn who agreed to turn city hall into a wedding chapel. >> it's a symbol across the country, even across the world about what it means to treat people with equality. >> reporter: then there was a final walk down the city hall steps. a legally married couple at last. >> and that was debra horn reporting. washington was one of three states to legalize same-sex marriage during the past election. >>> another big change is underway in the state of washington. coming up in just 17 minutes, how business owners are hoping to take advantage of a new law legalizing
. >> with a win, they could clench the nfc west. but the seahawks are hanging tough. all smiles in seattle. galey probably wasn't all too happy when they got done with the bill's team. wilson takes off running. the seahawks jump to an early lead and never let up. here's wilson doing his thing once again one week after coring 58 against the cardinals. the seahawks put up a win against the bills. some teams are just impossible to figure from week to week. eli manning and the new york giants who have looked so strong at times during the year were totally dominated by the atlanta falcons. same falcons who last week went down to carolina, shut the giants out today 34-0. >>> not long ago the bears were the nfcs number two seed today they tried to rally it home against the packers just to stay in the play off picture. this combination worked all day for green bay. aaron rogers at san jose state product in stride. just before halftime it's rogers to jones again. the bears have lost five of their last six. minnesota's rusty. the vickings took control of this game. peterson slowed a bit but then he's off
in the west, randi from seattle to san francisco, wet go for you. no question about that. still a slow day at the airports there. >> certainly looks like a very busy map, alexandra. thank you very much. >> sure. >> much more ahead this hour. here is a look at what we have coming up. >>> from cnn world headquarters in atlanta, this is "cnn saturday morning." you're not welcome here. that may be russia's message to hundreds of american families. why amnesty international says new legislation would have a chilling effect on human rights. >>> more guns. that's the nra's solution for preventing for school massacre. all morning long we put gun control in focus. >>> an olympian with a double life why susie hamilton apologized for her second career in las vegas. it's hard to see opportunity in today's challenging environment. unless you have the right perspective. bny mellon wealth management has the vision and experience to look beyond the obvious. we'll uncover opportunities, find hidden risk, and make success a reality. bny mellon wealth management can i still ship a gift in time for christmas?
with 44 degrees in seattle. rain four but snow in the higher elevations. another system on the west coast for sunday from seattle to l.a. and san diego. middle of the country looks great for traveling. i-35 corridor looks fantastic. most of i-95 should being a great for traveling as well. once you get inland you'll run into that lake-effect snow. it will pile up. here's a look at your high temperatures. not very high at all. minneapolis your high temperature only 23 degrees will be in the mid-30s from chicago on over towards new york city, 38 degrees in boston not bad in atlanta 59 and be in the 70s in dallas, texas. we are previewing our next storm system. this is a look at your christmas eve. if you're traveling along i-20 between birmingham and atlanta you'll hit rain showers. i-10 along the gulf coast as well. christmas day this is when it gets very interesting with snow across the northern areas of the great lakes on into new york city and actually getting snow on your christmas day and down through the mountains of west virginia and northern virginia we're talking about a wintry mix
146 same-sex couples got married at seattle's city hall, the first day they could legally marry in that state. washington state voters passed same-sex marriage last month. >> i feel so good. i couldn't be happier. it's such a special day for us you, the state and for all of the other couples. >>> nine states allow couples to marry. the supreme court could provide the sweeping ruling that could end the bans on the other states. we should hear their decision about in about six months. >>> former los angeles official who claimed a spinal tumor was to blame for his child pornography addiction will be sentenced. afred abrams will be sentenced for distributing sexually explicit image as. prosecutors want him sense -- sentenced to more than eight years. he said a made his personality altered and he downloaded pornography. >>> a new report from new zealand blames bad construction for the high death toll from a major earthquake in new england. 150 people died when an office building collapsed last year. a government report determined that building was badly damaged. it never should have
, scattered showers around seattle. >> mostly 40s in the northwest. just 11 degrees in fargo. 12 in the twin city. dallas hits 48. 60s from new orleans up to boston. >>> well, as jews celebrate chanukah, the menorah was lit. >> the festival of light started saturday night. runs for eight days. jimmy carter attended the first menorah lighting in 1979. >> see how big that is? >> quite a menorah. should be. our national one. >> coming up a christmas coincidence. how a man married into the family of santa claus. >> a great story. want to see this one. first, a devastating disease. now the same technology toed to help heart patients, offering hope with people with alzheimers. you are watching "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by mucinex fast max liquid and caplet. we put a week's worth of bad odors in a home. some aerosols may just mix with them. can febreze really remove them? we asked real people what they thought. take a deep breath for me. describe the smell. it's very pleasant. fresh. some kind of flower maybe? remove the blindfold... awww, oh yuck!
in seattle, harbaugh was not in the holiday spirit. tight end vernon davis he left the game in the first quarter after cam chancellor t-bones him. manningham gets injured. in today's press conference harbaugh went right to his coach speak mode. >> i don't think anybody looks back at this and feels like it was good enough. they had success in different areas. we're going to move forward no explanations, no excuses necessary. >> we'll reorganize we'll refit, we'll regroup. >> yeah, jim was tight lipped today but one of his former stanford players defensive back sherman accused harbaugh at honking his car at their bus. they felt harbaugh was being disrespectful back then and that's why they wanted to run up the score last night but coach pete carol repod the idea. harbaugh says he never even saw the bus that night. >>> carson palmer joined rich gammond as the only two raiders to throw for 5,000 yards in a single season. then just minutes after that accomplished feat. palmer gets hammered and suffers some broken ribs. >>> then one day after the indianapolis colts won, coach pagano returns.
last night's total break down in seattle, harbaugh was not in the holiday spirit. tight end vernon davis he left the game in the first quarter after cam chancellor t-bones him. manningham gets injured. in today's press conference harbaugh went right to his coach speak mode. >> i don't think anybody looks back at this and feels like it was good enough. they had success in different areas. we're going to move forward no explanations, no excuses necessary. >> we'll reorganize we'll refit, we'll regroup. >> yeah, jim was tight lipped today but one of his former stanford players defensive back sherman accused harbaugh at honking his car at their bus. they felt harbaugh was being disrespectful back then and that's why they wanted to run up the score last night but coach pete carol repod the idea. harbaugh says he saw the bus that night. >>> carson palmer joined rich gammond as the only two raiders to throw for 5,000 yards in a single season. then just minutes after that accomplished feat. palmer gets hammered and suffers some broken ribs. >>> then one day after the indianapolis colts wo
sliced bread, rg-iii. >> the redskins have to take on seattle. they will do it on sunday. in green belt, megan mcgrath, news 4. >> doesn't get better than that. the greatest thing since sliced bread. a lot of success can be attributed to another rookie. alfred morris broke clinton portis's team record for most rushing yards in a season. he says he is happy they won. >> really wanted the win. as a team, redskins haven't been to the playoffs in some time. just to get back as a rookie to help contribute to our success is an amazing feeling. especially coming from where i came from. i'm thankful to be here. thankful we got the win. >> he finished the season with more than 1600 rushing yards. the redskins have their work cut out for them. the seahawks are one of the league's hottest teams. they are 11-5 this season which is one game better than the skins. rookie quarterback russell wilson tied the record for most passing touchdowns by a rookie. they have one of the top ranked defenses in the nfl. if you hope to snag tickets, be near a computer in about 26 minutes. that's when tickets go on s
for this time of year. take out what one homeowner in seattle has done to stay on top of the best holiday decorations. that's right. look closely. the three is coming through the roof of the house. the owner top of the top of the tree, put it on his roof and added some extra shingles to make it look like a burst through. a little hard to see. it's hysterical. i you going to do that tonight? representative bought that idea. >> i was thinking maybe santa claus legs. the other way. anybody, that's my idea. teenine ticket. >> the face, and he has the music with the beat. that's pretty cool. melissa: that would be great for like an hour. and then if i was the neighbors, please check that off. i think that's going to cause trouble. you know somebody who actually did that. >> in australia. melissa: the end of the world might go there first. next up, the jets are ready to move on. that is from mark sanchez, looking to trade quarterback. it might be good timing. expected to be released by the eagles. would not be at of the question. a good investment? what do you think? >> it would be pretty dange
. in seattle, about 100 people marked the occasion by smoking joints beneath the city's iconic space needle. technically, doing that in public remains against the law. marijuana is still illegal under federal law. but the justice department has not said if it will try to block the washington state law or a similar statute in colorado. same-sex marriage also became legal in washington state today, and in maryland. gay and lesbian couples in both states began picking up marriage licenses. those in washington state have to wait three days to be married. same-sex weddings in maryland will begin on january first. maine will legalize the practice on december 29. the three states are the first to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote. in economic news, new jobless claims fell sharply last week, after a temporary spike in the wake of hurricane sandy. and on wall street, stocks managed modest gains today. the dow jones industrial average added 39 points to close at 1,374. the nasdaq rose 15 points to close at 2,989. the u.s. senate has overwhelmingly approved a bill normalizing trade relations w
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if they beat seattle on sunday. meantime the oakland raiders snapped a six-game losing streak. they bet the chiefs 16-0 yesterday. no touchdowns were scored. the raiders won with five field goals from sebastian. that was a home finale for oakland. they finish up the season visiting carolina and then san diego. >>> and the san francisco bulls head to san jose tonight to help cheer up hockey -- they are the minor league hockey team. they will play at hp pavilion. more than 17,000 free tickets were given out. the plan is to give shark fans a little hockey fix and give nearby businesses a boost in traffic because they have really suffered during this lockout. >>> time 5:48. i know sal gave both the 49ers and raiders a pep talk. it came through. >> it did. it's nice to have both area teams. >> i know you are focusing -- while you grab your microphone there i know sal is covering the roads which are very slippery out there. >> my mic fell. i'm going to have to do it the old fashion way. northbound on 101 at the matilda avenue off ramp. there is a crash. doesn't look like there is an injury cr
villages. bales' faces a court martial at joint base lewis-mcchord near seattle. no member of the u.s. military has been executed since 1961. the united nations suspended its polio vaccination campaign in pakistan today, after two more workers were killed. six other volunteers were shot dead earlier in the week. suspicion fell on the taliban. the militant group accuses the health workers of acting as u.s. spies, and it claims the vaccine makes children sterile. senior officials at the b.b.c. were absolved today of covering up claims of sex crimes committed byong-time star jimmy savile. he died last year, and the b.b.c. later shelved an expose' that he abused and raped scores of underage girls for decades. the scandal erupted anyway, and the public broadcaster was widely criticized. today, an independent review blamed incompetence, but not bad faith. >> when the full force of the affair broke in october this year, the bbc's management system proved completely incapable of dealing with it. the level of chaos and confusion was even greater than was apparent at the time. several individ
francisco and seattle with rain. by monday, the west coast clears out. but here's the little interesting nugget that could happen. on monday, watch what happens here in the gulf. moisture comes up from the gulf, an area of low pressure develops. this is the deep south. birmingham to new orleans to atlanta, could be a wet christmas. rain, not a white one. then we could see this area of low pressure develop, and it's from tuesday to thursday in the mid-atlantic and northeast, we could be looking at another storm. we'll have to keep our eyes on that model. forecast, though, for today, pretty blustery. watching us from the northeast, new york city could see a few snow showers coming down. but the winds are pretty strong. so it's pretty chilly. so some snow in western great lakes. of course, we're seeing that, the lake-effect snow guns firing off. another wet day on the west coast, randi, from seattle to san francisco. another tough travel day there. but this is the end of the line. things begin to clear out. the balance of the country is cold and driempt ay. and the eastern section is windy.
. an escalator at a macy's in suburban seattle malfunctioned. breaking apart and leaving four people slightly injured, including two toddlers. officials there say a mechanical failure is to blame. >>> and finally, perhaps, if nothing else, evidence that someone up there must be watching. look at what happens when a tennessee jewelry store clerk tries to make a sale. out of nowhere, that's an suv, through the front glass. nearly taking out both clerk and customer. both were shaken up. but remarkably, best news of all, no one was hurt. >> no one was hurt. we love that line. >> incredible. >> we do. >> just amazing. >> thanks, josh. >>> we have the latest on the fiscal cliff, just 25 days before everyone's taxes go up and every government program is cut. there were some baby steps yesterday. both sides got together for the first staff-level talks in a week. and jon karl is covering the countdown from capitol hill. jon, they're trying to keep a close hold on these talks. but you learned that the meeting did not go all that well. >> reporter: that's right, george. first, it was a significant step
to seattle. heavy downpours around vegas, phoenix and albuquerque. mountain snow in the four corners of the southwest breaking from that trend in the north. thunderstorms around dallas and wichita. >> 50s in kansas city and from boston to baltimore, 40s. 30s from salt lake city to fargo and blizzard whiteout conditions in tampa. yes. i'm stunned. >>> sports stars do many things to please their fans. but the houston rockets' latest effort to sing is pretty embarrassing and thusly is our favorite story of the day. ♪ i made it out of clay and when it's dry and ready ♪ ♪ then dreidel i -- oh, my gosh. >> jeremy lin stumbling through the lyrics in the favorite hanukkah song. >> oy vay. >> shooting bricks. >> linsanity. there we go, folks. i still can't get over that weather news. >>> coming up next, what your last name could be worth. a florida guy sold his last name for $45,000. >> really? >> $45,000. >> i'm thinking nelson would go for -- >> nickels. >>> and looking like a million bucks with help from one of hollywood's top glamour experts. get your style on, it's all coming up. >
in december. so the 49ers play in seattle which is another good team on sunday. >>> the raiders beat the kansas city chiefs, 15-0. it was the raiders' first shoutout in ten years. the raiders won with five field goals with sebastian janikowski. and they finish up the season visiting carolina and san diego. >>> later today, raiders will be participating at a toy drive at a mall. the players will sign autographs in exchange for new, unranked toy donations. the benefits -- unwrapped toy donations. it starts at 6:00 and the -- 6:00 at the raiders' image store. >>> if you drive in san francisco, you know that parking is not cheap. but there is a way to save money. why some of the meters are cheaper than others. >>> and a moon mission is about to come to an end. why two nasa probes will deliberately crash into a mountain. ♪ [ game announcer ] will he dunk it? yes, he will. [ male announcer ] mcdonald's tender, juicy chicken mcnuggets in creamy ranch and spicy buffalo sauce. just $4.99 for 20 of your favorite chicken mcnuggets. ♪ [ game announcer ] will he dunk it? yes, he will. [ male
you seen here in seattle? >> i think if you pull a group of people together from this community, someone in that group is going to have had a friend or loved one that's had difficulty with a prescription drug or potentially died from that. >> reporter: the unit responds to 45 calls a month of overdoses involving these types of medications. this is important, it can be difficult to tell whether it's a painkiller or heroin because they come from the same ingredient and do the same sort of thing to your body. >> aside from needle tracks in the arms, someone who has had an overdose or heroin they could look the same. >> absolutely. they could be unconscious from a medication that they think is relatively safe for them because instead of getting it it on the street they get it from a pharmacist. >> possible drug overdose. people these are suffering from chronic pain. they know that a little bit of pain medication helps so maybe a lot would help. >> reporter: when we arrive, another medic is on the scene. >> somewhere in that parking garage, there was a call about someone having a dru
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in seattle. my of you probably -- many of you probably weren't born then. so there was this modern monorail project that ferried people around the world's fair. and the investors of that project at the time offered to build that monorail system as a pilot program in los angeles reversing the harbor freeway. dad thought it was a good idea but couldn't got any of the other -- get any of the other city fathers or county fathers to agree that this was a good investment. nobody at that time thought we could everyone get people out of their beloved cars. so that monorail now circles disneyland's magic kingdom in anaheim constantly. but that's a reminder to me that the biggest mistake i think we've made so far is not building major transportation projects that the public can use, will use and will get them out of their cars. you know, in california i believe and i think the voters have proved that time and again that high-speed rail will reduce congestion, it will create jobs, and it will modernize the entire state's rail system. it will reduce congestion which is a key issue for californians. tra
than new york. los angeles, their minimum wage is $8, i think. i've lived in both states. seattle, these big expensive cities have the lowest minimum wage. you go to other states where living expenses are a little lower and they have a minimum wage, so i think congress needs to move minimum wage a little higher. it is a comparison between living expenses and that states minimum-wage is completely ridiculous. host: brian in connecticut, republican caller. caller: good morning. i guess my feeling on this is i don't think there's any place for the federal government to mandate to private businesses to increase the minimum wage. i think that, along with the added cost of the new taxes with obamacare, companies are already having to and did older books around. they are already cutting hours to get people under 30 hours. it does not add anything, if anything -- i don't think minimum-wage was never supposed to be -- the idea of getting your first job at minimum wage, you were supposed to get that and then move on to a better job. by raising the minimum wage, the federal government's idea
its way on shore across the west coast. lighter showers in seattle, heavier rain back into californiant >> well the snow's getting a little bit of a late start. once it getses here, we think this is what it will be. a dusting to 2 inches around the city. 2 to 4 inches north and west. >> that is your latest forecast. erica? >> thanks. >>> still to come, from the queen's diamond jubilee to news of an heir on the way, we'll look at quite an eventful you're for the royal family. >>> next, do you ever wonder where that christmas gift you returned really ends up? we'll show you. ( ♪ ) for those nights when it's more than a bad dream, be ready. for the days when you get a sudden call from the school, be ready. for the times you need to double-check the temperature on the thermometer, be ready. when you have children's motrin on hand, you're ready. for high fever, nothing works faster or lasts longer than children's motrin. be ready with children's motrin. [ ding! ] losing your chex mix too easily? time to deploy the boring-potato chip decoy bag. then no one will want to ste
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